SMALL BUSINESS INVESTMENT COMPANIES HAVE INVESTED MORE THAN $374 MILLION IN OREGON OVER THE LAST 5 YEARS.
Small Business Investment Company Impact in Oregon
- SBICs have invested in 64 small businesses in Oregon since 2018.
- SBICs have invested $374.1 million in Oregon small businesses since 2018, with $47.6 million invested in FY 2022 alone.
- Oregon businesses that received financing from SBICs in 2022 supported 782 employees.
A sampling of the Oregon-based companies that have received SBIC financing:
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (Portland)
Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) is a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable, and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders. The company’s patented IQ-Core® Software and hardware technology and integration/installation services provide secure, command, control, and communications systems – particularly in remote or infrastructure starved areas. In addition, PacStar’s unified and tactical network communications systems are ideally suited for commercial sector organizations with mission-critical, complex communications requirements.
- SBIC Investment: $7,028,361